publication . Article . 2015

New perspectives in human milk banks

Enrico Bertino; Claudia Rossi; Paola Di Nicola; Chiara Peila; Elena Maggiora; Liliana Vagliano; Alessandra Coscia;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Oct 2015
  • Country: Italy
Abstract
Mother’s own milk (MOM) is the first choice in preterm infant feeding, and when it is not available or is insufficient, donor human milk (DHM) is recommended. It has been shown that feeding preterm infants with human milk is less related to major morbidities, enhances feeding tolerance and prevents metabolic syndrome in childhood. As The Committee on Nutrition of the European Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition (ESPGHAN) states, specific guidelines for Human Milk Banks (HMB) are needed to guarantee the best possible compromise between microbiological safety and nutritional/biological quality of human milk (HM). Currently, Holder pas...
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free text keywords: Human milk; donor human milk; preterm infants feeding; human milk banking; Holder pasteurization; UV-C; HTST, human milk, donor human milk, preterm infants feeding, human milk banking, holder pasteurization, uv-c, htst, Medicine, R, Pediatrics, RJ1-570
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